The Ice Wanderer and Other Stories
By Jiro Taniguchi
(Ponent Mon, Paperback, 9788496427334, 240pp.)
Publication Date: January 2010
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EPIC ADVENTURES FROM THE FROZEN WASTES TO THE DEPTHS OF THE OCEAN. Lost in the Great North, two men are saved by the appearance of an old hunter who divulges a strange legend to them...surrounded by hungry wolves and fighting for their survival, two explorers head for Alaska to bury their companion...1920's Japan and a man sets out to find the bear that killed his son...a marine biologist begins a quest to find the mythical graveyard of whales. Through tales filled with respect for animal life this splendid collection - which lies at the crossroads of poetry and adventure - shows master story-imager Taniguchi at his award winning best.